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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 304

    Patek Philippe. A fine, rare and unusual 18K pink gold rectangular wristwatch with pink dial, hooded lugs and bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 2402, MOVEMENT NO. 972'320, CASE NO. 657'467, MANUFACTURED IN 1950

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    Patek Philippe. A fine, rare and unusual 18K pink gold rectangular wristwatch with pink dial, hooded lugs and bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 2402, movement no. 972'320, case no. 657'467, manufactured in 1950
    Cal. 9'''90 rectangular-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, the pink dial with applied pink gold baton, dot and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, in rectangular case with domed crystal, snap on back, hooded lugs with fluted ends, 18K pink gold Patek Philippe link bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. overall length


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with gold bracelet in 1950 and its subsequent sale on 15 November 1950. It has never been offered at auction before and is believed to be one of only 4 examples of this reference in pink gold and one in yellow gold to appear in public to date.

    Manufacture of reference 2402 was launched in 1945 and in production until the early 1950s.